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What is there to do in Las Vegas

What is there to do in Las VegasA friend who has never been to Vegas before is going for the first time and will be celebrating his 30 year anniversary. This is a trip they both have been looking forward to for sometime. He asked me What is there to do in Las Vegas while in Vegas. I sent them the following list of things to do and hopefully this will help other people going to Vegas for the first time as well.

What is there to do in Las Vegas

Here is a list of things you may want to consider as something to do while in Vegas in addition to gambling and seeing all of the shows that are available, in no particular order

  • Downtown Fremont experience at night
  • Caesars Form indoor mall
  • Venation indoor mall
  • Take a ride on a Gondola at the Venetian
  • Go to the top of the Effiel Tower at the Paris hotel
  • Bellagio fountains
  • Bellagio themed gardens off the main reception area
  • Pool area Bellagio
  • Mirage volcano, at night weather permitting
  • TI pirate show weather permitting
  • Tour the casinos, many are just plain amazing – Bellagio, Caesars, Wynn,
  • The shopping center mall across from Wynn

More Things to do in Las Vegas

  • Red rock canyons – 1 hour away
  • Grand canyon – 5 hours by car, can also take helicopter rides
  • Trip into the desert if interested
  • Pool time at your hotel
  • Search shows playing and book in advance – Circ de Soleil are spectacular
  • Go to at least one good buffet – Wynn, Bellagio, Mirage
  • Lots of inexpensive fast food places – at the mall, and some casinos
  • Dueling piano bar at New York New York casino
  • Tigers at the MGM Grand hotel
  • Just walk the strip and take in the sites
  • Sit at a bar in a casino, have a drink and people watch, Mirage Sports bar is good for this (if you are sitting at a bar with a 25 cent slot machine in front of you, stick a $20 bill in , play slowly and your drinks should be free)
  • Split your meals when you can, most are huge and one person cannot eat everything by themselves
  • Visit the Apple store in the Fashion Center mall across from the Wynn Casino
  • Visit the Fashion Center Mall for all types of shopping. There is also a food court on the 3rd floor if you want a quick inexpensive meal
  • Get a slot card and use it when you are playing. They are free and you might get free room offers in the future
  • Sit at a slot machine, put $20 dollars in and play slow. Ask a waitress for a drink of pretty much any kind, and tip a dollar each time to have a free drink

Make sure you take really good walking shoes. You will be doing a lot of walking. Drink lots of water. You can be dehydrated quickly if it is hot.

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One Response to “What is there to do in Las Vegas”

  1. I did not realize that there is so much to do in vegas besides gambling. With the shows, restaurants and site seeing, we are going to plan a vacation there to see vegas sometime soon

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